Plan of the town and environs of Newport, Rhode Island / Exhibiting its defenses formed before the 8th of August 1778 when the French fleet engaged and passed the batteries, the course of the French fleet up the harbor, the rebel attack and such defensive works as were erected since that day untill the 29th of August when the siege was raised; also the works proposed to be erected in the present year 1779.

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Plan of the town and environs of Newport, Rhode Island / Exhibiting its defenses formed before the 8th of August 1778 when the French fleet engaged and passed the batteries, the course of the French fleet up the harbor, the rebel attack and such defensive works as were erected since that day untill the 29th of August when the siege was raised; also the works proposed to be erected in the present year 1779.
Date
1779.
Notes
Signed below explanations: Am: D'Aubant, commanding engineer.
Finished, colored, topographical map of the lower part of the island of Rhode Island and part of Conanicut Island showing defensive fortifications and rebel siege lines.
Positions of British and German units are shown by color and identified by number or name.
Extensive table of explanations describes fortifications existing in 1778, armament of the rebel siege lines, and new works projected for construction in 1779.
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6052
Barcode
B2852811
Physical Description
1 ms. map on 2 sheets : col. ; 130.5 x 107 cm.
Map Scale
Scale 1:6,000.
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Digitized through a gift from Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps
Repository
William L. Clements Library
Date Added/Updated
2019-07-18 19:23:36

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6052
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"Plan of the town and environs of Newport, Rhode Island / Exhibiting its defenses formed before the 8th of August 1778 when the French fleet engaged and passed the batteries, the course of the French fleet up the harbor, the rebel attack and such defensive works as were erected since that day untill the 29th of August when the siege was raised; also the works proposed to be erected in the present year 1779.". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/w/wcl1ic/x-6052/wcl006125. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 27, 2022.